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  • Officers in Freddie Gray case file for change of venue

    Officers in Freddie Gray case file for change of venue
    Defense attorneys for six police officers facing criminal charges in the Freddie Gray case are seeking to have the case tried elsewhere in Maryland, saying their clients can't get a "fair and impartial trial" in Baltimore. In an 85-page document filed...
  • Harriette Thompson, 92, becomes oldest woman to finish a marathon

    Harriette Thompson, 92, becomes oldest woman to finish a marathon
    With the Coronado Bridge as a backdrop, Harriette Thompson stepped outside of the Hilton Bayfront hotel Friday morning and began jogging along the bay. One woman stopped her in front of the million-dollar yachts for an autograph. Another wanted her to...
  • Chris Zablocki Wins Inaugural Mystic Half Marathon

    STONINGTON – Chris Zablocki has run six marathons this year and been oh-so-close to qualifying for the Olympic marathon trials. At the Albany Marathon in Georgia in March, Zablocki finished 57 seconds shy of his goal of 2 hours, 18 minutes, which...
  • Boston Marathon bomber to be formally sentenced to death June 24

    Boston Marathon bomber to be formally sentenced to death June 24
    Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be formally sentenced to death on June 24. U.S. District Judge George O'Toole Jr. set the date on Thursday. A jury determined earlier this month that Tsarnaev should get the death penalty in the 2013...
  • Dzhokhar Tsarnaev friends are sentenced for aiding Boston bomber

    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev friends are sentenced for aiding Boston bomber
    Two friends of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev were sentenced Friday to terms ranging from three years to 42 months in prison for helping Tsarnaev and his older brother after the 2013 attack that killed three people and wounded more...
  • Friend of Boston Marathon bomber gets 3½ years in prison

    Friend of Boston Marathon bomber gets 3½ years in prison
    A college friend of marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced Friday to 3 ½ years in prison after he tearfully apologized to the residents of Boston for impeding the investigation into the 2013 attack while authorities frantically searched for the...
  • Uzo Aduba of 'Orange Is the New Black' reflects on her crazy rise

    Uzo Aduba of 'Orange Is the New Black' reflects on her crazy rise
    She's no ingénue, but the rise of Uzo Aduba has been nothing shy of meteoric. Her scene-stealing turn as Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren in "Orange Is the New Black" earned her a Screen Actors Guild card and, as of last August, an Emmy Award. Aduba kicked off...
  • Death Penalty Withering Away In America

    Death Penalty Withering Away In America
    Without a definitive judicial ruling or other galvanizing event, a perennial American argument is ending. Capital punishment is withering away. It is difficult to imagine moral reasoning that would support the conclusion that an injustice will be done...
  • Run for the Dream women's winner clocks quick half on vacation

    Run for the Dream women's winner clocks quick half on vacation
    WILLIAMSBURG – Hotel exercise bikes must not do the trick for Margaret Muhly. The 39-year-old from Bala Cynwyd, Pa., outside of Philadelphia, wasn't officially entered in the Run for the Dream half marathon until Saturday afternoon after...
  • Boston Marathon bomber's friend is sentenced to six years in prison

    Boston Marathon bomber's friend is sentenced to six years in prison
    A friend of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to six years in prison Tuesday for failing to report him to the police and for hiding incriminating evidence. Dias Kadyrbayev, 21, pleaded guilty in August 2014 to charges of...
  • Williamsburg woman has best finish of Peninsula runners in Run for the Dream half marathon | Community news

    At age 52, Laura Shannon of Williamsburg enjoyed the best finish by a Peninsula runner in Sunday’s Run for the Dream showcase event, the half marathon. She placed third in the women’s race. The only women to beat her were both from out of...